Donny Olson

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Donny Olson
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Senators leaving the House chambers at the Alaska State Capitol following a joint session on gubernatorial appointments on April 19, 2015. Olson is in the foreground.
Member of the Alaska Senate
from District T
District S (2001-2003)
Assumed office
January 15, 2001 (2001-Jan-15)
Preceded by Albert P. "Al" Adams
Personal details
Born (1953-06-18) June 18, 1953 (age 65)
Nome, Alaska
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Willow
Residence Golovin, Alaska
Alma mater University of Minnesota (B.A.)
Oral Roberts University (M.D.)
University of Cambridge(J.D.)
Profession Physician

Donald C. "Donny" Olson (born June 18, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Alaska Senate, representing the T district since 2001.

Professional career[edit]

He was appointed to the Alaska State Medical Board by Governor Tony Knowles in 1995 where he would serve until he was sworn into the Alaska Senate in 2001.[1]

Alaska Senate[edit]

Olson caucused with the Republicans in the majority during the 28th Senate, from 2013 to 2014, but he was not invited to participate in the organization of the majority caucus for the 29th Senate. He is currently a member of the Democratic minority caucus.[2]


  1. ^ "Senate District T: Donald C. "Donny" Olson, Democrat" (PDF). Alaska Board of Elections. 2012-10-01. Retrieved 2015-11-16. 
  2. ^ Moritz, Katie (November 7, 2014). "Egan to caucus with minority". Juneau Empire. Retrieved January 21, 2015. 

External links[edit]

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